Karen Kerrigan president & CEO, The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
For a quarter of a century Karen Kerrigan’s leadership and advocacy have helped foster U.S. entrepreneurship and global small business growth. She is president & CEO of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council. Kerrigan regularly testifies before the Congress and meets with the President’s advisors on key issues impacting entrepreneurs. She’s been appointed to numerous federal advisory boards including the National Women’s Business Council.
Karen has been called America’s “entrepreneurial envoy” for her work overseas. She is a founding member of the World Entrepreneurship Forum, and former chair of the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE).
From 2001 to 2014, she was named a Top 100 Small Business Influencer. CEO World Magazine named Karen Kerrigan a Top Ten Power Woman in Crowdfunding in 2011. Inc. Magazine put her on its “Best Friend” for small business list, and The Hill newspaper once described her as “the hardest working woman in show business.”
A talk radio and cable TV broadcast journalist since 1995, media producer / host Bonnie D. Graham created and launched SAP Coffee Break with Game-Changers Radio in Fall 2011. Since then, she has developed 20 additional themed Game-Changers radio series for SAP. On each episode, Bonnie moderates a panel of thought leaders, practitioners, journalists and / or educators from across the business spectrum and the globe, to share timely technology and strategy insights for businesses of all sizes, industries, geographies, and maturities. Bonnie is on the SAP Editorial Experience / News Services team. Follow her programs on Twitter #SAPRadio.
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